Study: Depression, Anxiety Are Risk Factors for Physical Health Ailments

Research suggests that mood disorders may have the same effects as obesity and smoking.

Your doctor may check your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and other standard health risk factors at your annual checkup. But if you’re not being asked about your mood, an important predictor of health problems is being overlooked. In a study published recently in Health Psychology researchers found that depression and anxiety may be leading predictors […]

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